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Black Stilt

Himantopus novaezelandiae Gould, 1841

The Black Stilt or Kakī (Māori), Himantopus novaezelandiae, is a large wader in the avocet and stilt family Recurvirostridae. The species is endemic to New Zealand. Adults are 40 cm long. They have very long red legs, a long thin black bill and black plumage. Juveniles have a white breast, neck and head, with a black patch around the eyes. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Recurvirostridae
Genus:
  Himantopus

Scientific:
  Himantopus novaezelandiae

Citation:
  Gould, 1841

Reference:
  BirdsAustr. pt4 pl.34

Protonym:
  Himantopus novae-zelandiae

Avibase ID:
  C26304D6CC0AA676

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C26304D6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560445


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Himantopus novaezelandiae: MacKenzie Basin (South I., New Zealand); winters to North I.
English:
Black Stilt
Czech:
pisila černá
German:
Schwarzer Stelzenläufer
Danish:
Sort Stylteløber
Spanish:
Cigüeñuela Negra
Finnish:
mustapitkäjalka
French:
Échasse noire
Italian:
Cavaliere nero
Japanese:
kuroseitakashigi
Japanese:
クロセイタカシギ
Dutch:
Zwarte Steltkluut
Norwegian:
Svartstylteløper
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svartstylteløpar
Polish:
szczudlak czarny
Portuguese:
Pernilongo-da-nova-zelândia
Russian:
Новозеландский ходулочник
Slovak:
šišila smútočná
Swedish:
svart styltlöpare
Ukrainian:
Кулик-довгоніг чорний
Chinese:
黑长脚鹬


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Échasse noire ( Himantopus novaezelandiae)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Échasse noire ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
New Zealand Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
New Zealand Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae)
James Lee Peters (original):
Himantopus himantopus novae-zelandiae [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Himantopus himantopus novae-zelandiae [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Black Stilt ( Himantopus novaezelandiae) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Himantopus novaezelandiae
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Himantopus novaezelandiae [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Himantopus [himantopus or novaezelandiae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 

Other synonyms


Catalan: Camallarga negre
Czech: Pisila cerná, pisila černá
Danish: Sort Stylteløber
German: Schwarzer Stelzenläufer, SchwarzerStelzenläufer, Schwarzstelzenläufer
English: Black Stilt, Kaki, New Zealand Stilt
English (IOC): Black Stilt
Spanish: Cigüeñuela de Nueva Zelandia, Cigüeñuela Negra
Spanish (Spain): Cigüeñuela Negra
Spanish (HBW): Black Stilt
Estonian: must-karkjalg
Finnish: Mustapitkäjalka
French: Échasse noire
Hungarian: fekete gólyatöcs
Italian: Cavaliere nero
Japanese: kuroseitakashigi
Japanese: クロセイタカシギ
Scientific: Himantopus himantopus novae-zelandiae, Himantopus novaezealandiae, Himantopus novaezelandiae, Himantopus novae-zelandiae
Lithuanian: Juodasis kojūkas, Naujosios Zelandijos kojūkas
Maori: Kaki
Dutch: Zwarte Steltkluut
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartstylteløpar
Norwegian: Svartstylteløper
Polish: szczudlak czarny, szczudłak czarny, Szczudłak nowozelandzki
Portuguese: Pernilongo-da-nova-zelândia
Russian: Новозеландский ходулочник
Slovak: Éišila smútočná, šišila smútočná
Serbian: Crna vlastelica
Swedish: Svart styltlöpare
Ukrainian: Кулик-довгоніг чорний
Chinese: 黑长脚鹬
Chinese (Traditional): 黑高蹺鴴

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